Day-and-date launch for 24: Legacy in 160+ countries
December 13, 2016
By Nik Roseveare
Fox Networks Group will air 24: Legacy, the next chapter in the Emmy Award-winning action series from 20th Century Fox Television and Imagine Television, in more than 160 countries, after the show’s February 5th 2017 premiere on Fox.
The drama will launch on Fox channels across licensed territories in Latin American markets such as Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina; in Asian markets including Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia; and in European and African markets such as the UK, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, and South Africa.
The day-and-date launch of 24: Legacy across a majority of Fox channels is part of Fox Network Group’s established international programming and marketing strategy for high-profile series.
Fox Networks Group Chairman and CEO Peter Rice said: “The ‘24’ franchise is a true cultural phenomenon and we are excited to allow fans in these 160 countries to experience the next installment all at once. At a time when media is instantaneous and global, viewers around the world will now experience, in real time, the events of this series which invented real-time storytelling.”
24: Legacy stars Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) in the lead role, taking over the mantle from Kiefer Sutherland